Class Report: Summer Bridge Technical Writing, Section C- 5 August 2015

Class began as scheduled at 0900 in PS 141. The class roster listed 25 students enrolled, unchanged since the previous report. Twenty-four attended, verified by sign-in sheet.

Discussion asked after concerns from previous classes before moving to treat Graff and Birkenstein’s They Say, I Say and miscellaneous other concerns. Student participation was good.

Students are reminded that the Lab Report is due no later than 2359, 5 August 2015.

Class Report: Summer Bridge Technical Writing, Section C- 4 August 2015

Class began later than scheduled, at approximately 0910 in PS 141. The class roster listed 25 students enrolled, unchanged since last report. Twenty-four attended, verified by sign-in sheet.

Discussion asked after concerns from previous classes before moving to treat homework assignments (noted below and in yesterday’s report) and questions of citation. Student participation was good.

Students are reminded that their Synthesis Essays are due at or before 2359 tonight. Lab Reports are due at or before 2359 on Wednesday, 5 August 2015. Please attend to them and review earlier blog posts for information about their grading.

Class Report: Summer Bridge Technical Writing, Section C- 3 August 2015

Class began slightly later than scheduled, at 0905 in PS 141. The class roster listed 25 students enrolled, two less than at the end of the previous month. All attended, verified by sign-in sheet.

Discussion asked after concerns from previous classes before moving to treat concerns of upcoming assignments and of formatting. An example of formatting from class is linked here: Exemplifying Excellent Report Formatting. Student participation was reasonably good.

Students are reminded of upcoming homework assignments:

  • Synthesis Essay, due no later than 2359 on 4 August 2015
  • Lab Report, due no later than 2359 on 5 August 2015.

Students are also asked to complete the survey at http://goo.gl/forms/ISpuQ7p1pi. A grade does factor into doing so.